Arts & Entertainment for Oct. 18 |

Arts & Entertainment for Oct. 18

Melissa Dru plays in the Carson Valley Inn lounge tonight and Saturday.
Special to the R-C |

For Arts & Entertainment:

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.



Cosmic Boogaloo plays 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today. Karaoke with Robert Miller 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturdays. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.


Singer, song writer, guitarist Dave Medina performs songs from his CD “The Train Of Life” as well as songs by Jose Feliciano, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, America, Collective Soul and many others 5-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Lentine’s Italian Restaurant,1488 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Reservations, 782-3777.

Sharkey’s Casino

Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Red Hawkzta plays 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.

Watercolor classes

Vickie Kingman teaches a fall watercolor class discussing basics and materials 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 23-Nov. 13 at the UNR Cooperative Extension Building on Waterloo Lane. Fee is $35. Space is limited. Information, 265-0320.

Douglas County Senior Center offers a watercolor class 9 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Thursday for all levels. Cost, $20 per class includes materials and picture to take home. Information, Lada Trimble, 882-6061.


Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.


The Carson Valley Arts Council is sponsoring a dancer’s workshop by the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company for area dance students. The workshop is 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 2 in the CVIC Hall. Students ages 10 to 25 will learn moderate/advanced dance techniques and hip hop/jazz. Workshop size is limited to 30 students. Cost, $20 or $25 for the workshop and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s Nov. 1 performance. Deadline to register is Oct. 25. Information and registration form, contact CVAC at 782-8207 or online at

Flight Restaurant and Bar

Mixed Company plays 8 p.m. today at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.

Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Melissa Dru and her band perform a wide mix including classic rock, R&B and a bit of country today and Saturday. Paul Covarelli performs Tuesday-Wednesday. Information, or 783-6606.

Magic at Saletti’s

Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Saletti’s Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.

88 Cups and More

Open mic night with dinner specials 5-9 p.m. every Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne Street in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.

Call for artists

Carson Valley Art Association needs artists for its scholarship benefit show Nov. 8-10. Receiving is 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the CVIC Hall. This is a judged show with ribbons and cash awards in seven media. Show rules and registration forms are available at, or 782-8035.

Community Theater

Carson Valley Community Theatre performs “Blithe Spirit” 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the CVIC Hall. Tickets at, or at the box office. Information, (775) 292-0939, or


1862 David Walley’s Restaurant and Saloon

Live music by Catfish Carl 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Happy Hour daily from 4-6 p.m., with drink specials and bar menu at 2001 Foothill Road, Genoa. Information, 783-0788 or

Thirst Parlor happenings

The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Monday night football pizza party 5:30 p.m. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.

Dance Classes

Beginners dance classes with Larry Ward in the Genoa Town Hall. For prices and information, call (775) 461-0474.